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Grossman (Moses) Papers
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1 box containing accounts written by Dr. Grossman about SFGH, Dr. Langley Porter and the pediatrics department at SFGH. Also included is a thesis about SF epidemics and information about SFGH's 2001 rebuild.
Dr. Moses Grossman (1921-2018) was born in Kiev and grew up in China. In 1941 he immigrated to California where he attended school at UC Berkeley. He went to UCSF for medical school where he completed his internship in pediatrics. Dr. Grossman served with the U.S. Army for two years before entering his residency at NYU Bellevue Hospital in New York. He moved to San Francisco where he spent the rest of his career as a faculty member at UCSF and held multiple leadership positions at SFGH. These included Professor and Chief of Pediatrics for 30 years at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), Vice-Chair and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases for UCSF Department of Pediatrics, and Associate Dean for the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Grossman was an advocate for the well-being of children in the Bay Area and California. He was the founder of the San Francisco Child Abuse Council and the first Chair of The California AIDS Leadership Committee on Pediatric and Perinatal AIDS. He was also the co-founder of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. For his service to the community and UCSF, he received the UCSF Medal in 2001.
.417 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)
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